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VARTA Microbattery Introduces
CoinPower Family of Rechargeable Li-Ion Cells

Energy density in CoinPower cells is up to 30% higher than comparable products

VARTA Microbattery GmbH Press Release - 9/29/2011

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VARTA CoinPower Lithium Ion Cells

VARTA CoinPower Lithium Ion Cells

ELLWANGEN, Germany and WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - VARTA Microbattery GmbH, a world leader in research, development, production and sales of superior-quality electrochemical energy storage systems for electronic devices has announced a new line of rechargeable Lithium ion batteries. The new CoinPower family of cells deliver 3.7V with available capacities ranging from 40mAh to 80mAh at 1C rate. The smallest cell measures only 12mm in diameter, 5mm in height and weighs in at a mere 1.4 grams.

Patented features deliver higher energy density, extended life and superb mechanical stability

The new line of CoinPower cells from VARTA Microbattery, features a number of patented technical innovations. These improvements include a new sealing system ILok, new coil process technologies, cell enclosure design, coil contact isolation technology and laser coil connection. The new design delivers superior mechanical stability compared to pouch cells, as the CoinPower cells exhibit virtually no swelling due to their stainless steel enclosure and patented features.

Energy density in CoinPower cells is up to 30% higher than comparable products and may be recharged over 1000 full cycles above 80% of their initial capacity. The cell can be fast charged in half an hour. Charging can be accomplished using standard charging ICs for reduced complexity in the circuit design.

With decades of experience and several billion rechargeable button cells sold to date, you can trust that VARTA has a solution to meet your battery requirements. Ms. Julia Palu, Vice President - OEM/PPS of VARTA Microbattery, Inc., commented on the new CoinPower products: "The demand for longer-lasting, higher energy density rechargeable batteries is growing steadily, and the move by our company to focus on the newest Li-ion technologies will position the VARTA brand in the forefront of companies developing miniature rechargeable cells for headsets, medical, instrumentation and industrial devices."

About VARTA Microbattery GmbH

VARTA Microbattery is one of the leading battery manufacturers in the world, maintaining facilities in key locations around the globe. The company is headquartered in Ellwangen, Germany. Varta Microbattery, Inc. is the American daughter company, offering engineering, and design support, project management, Logistics and Operations from White Plains, New York. VARTA Microbattery develops and manufactures a wide variety of batteries utilizing numerous electrochemical systems and cell geometries.

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